Karan Johar is one such name in Bollywood whose work speaks a lot more than himself. He is counted amongst those directors in the industry who has given hits after hits. His worlds has family, love with emotions that connect to us. His story telling has been appreciated by many. Karan Johar who marked his direction debut with Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is now the top most director of the industry. Though his life was surrounded with many questions and especially sexuality, he now given them all in his own biography, An Unsuitable Boy. The book has been launched by his best friend – Shah Rukh Khan.
About the book.
SRK – A Father Figure
Karan Johar in his book talk about the relationship between him and the superstar Shah Rukh Khan. As per Karan Johar, SRK is like a father figure to him but he is traumatized by rumors about him and SRK.
It’s also been discussed in the book that his relationships had created a lot of buzz and that there was a time when Karan Johar received almost 200 posts that have hate in them. He writes that if a person is having an extramarital affair, it means he is gay.
Relationship with Kajol
Karan Johar in book revealed that he and Kajol had shared a good relation as friends and they 25 years of friendships but that came to an end prior to the release of Karan Johar’s latest film and her husband, Ajay Devgn’s film, Shivaay after many incidents happened together.
Karan Johar in book said about his relationship with Shah Rukh Khan. He revealed that he had much love and respect for the superstar and from the day he first met him when he signed “Duplicate” with his father Yash Johar. There were troubles but were sorted out easily.
The desire of Children’s
Karan Johar in his book had also expressed a desire to adopt child or opt for surrogacy. He adds that he feels Alia, Siddharth and Varun are like children to him and then he had a deep sense of paternal love to offer them.
Into the Film Industry
The big director of Bollywood went on his book and revealed some more of him. When he about to carry on his father’s business, Dharma Productions, it was Aditya Chopra, his childhood friend took him to assist in his film DDLJ and also work as an actor. This helped Karan Johar a lot to know Filmmaking more closely.
During Kal Ho Naa Ho
Karan Johar writes that he wanted to sign Kareena in the role of Preity Zinta but she demanded the same amount of money as SRK so he decided to not to talk with Kareena. At the same time, his father Yash Johar was diagnosed with cancer and Karan’s father succumbed to illness. Karan Johar didn’t recovered from the loss of his father’s death for a while.
After his father’s death, the responsibility of Dharma Productions came on his shoulder. He had to look on every business side and in this he was helped by friend Apoorva Mehta who took charge of Dharma Productions and thus Karan Johar established his production house more bigger than ever.
In this An Unsuitable Boy, Karan Johar talks about the personal issues he had in his life and with actors and colleagues. The book opens about all things Karan Johar had faced.
An Unsuitable Boy
The book is Karan Johar’s soul and has everything in it that connects with the audience. Karan Johar has a taken on everything the world wonders about him and is giving all the answers.